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Jul 28, 2011 6:00am EDT
and camden yards. we're talk about the brooks robinson statue. we have a preview when we return. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> it's been pretty humid today. winds are calm and we'll shift to the west and south west. it's almost 80 degrees towards d.c.. 79 in the nation's capital. we're getting variable winds around the rest. uniformly, we'll shift to the west and south west. we have a front to the north, making its way to the great lakes. we're in the middle of the warm front. the temperatures will warm up over the next few days. we have tropical storm don, that's making its way and setting its sites on the south west shores of texas. they could really use the rain. this system is going to bring enough moisture that we'll get a few clouds out of it. widely scattered thundershowers throughout the weekend because of another front. don is expected to make landfall as a minimal tropical storm, not expected to increase strength before making landfall saturday and sunday. we'll keep you posted on that. they could use the rain down there. hot and humid conditions stay with us. we'll stay
CBS
Jul 26, 2011 6:00pm EDT
. brooks robinson elevated the orioles during his time in uniform. and now, friends and fans are elevating him to a permanent perch across baltimore. >> reporter: just look at who we immortalize here in this town. at this stadium, johnny unitas. at the heart, william donald schaefer. babe ruth. and now, pope john paul. now, the fifth statue. mvp, golden glove, multiple all- star. brooks robinson. >> brooks will be on top of the base. brooks is 9 feet tall. and he will be fielding a ground ball. and will be fielding it in the direction. park. >> nicknamed the hoover for his ability to scoop up the ground ball. this is made by the baltimore artist who created the polk statue downtown. he will stand across the street on city land, a major gateway to baltimore. >> so that as people come into the city, and a lot of people do come this way, they're welcomed by brooks. brooks greets them. and it really establishes his status as an iconic baltimore citizen. >> reporter: right now, the base is poured and the granite is being installed. here's a neat trick. take a picture of the bar codes to be inst
CBS
Jul 1, 2011 4:00pm EDT
on the service. >> reporter: many tears were shed here over michael brooks and the pastor said not to place brame just to know he is at piece. michael brooks' loved ones paid their respects. he was 15. his friend accidentally shot him in the head last saturday after a sheaf over after gaining access to one of 22 weapons. >> you can't blame anybody. it is over. so you just have to move on. >> his family is struggling to come to terms with the death. police won't file charges but haven't ruled them off against the gun's owner who says he kepted the guns locked up and had no idea how the children got aheld of them. -- ahold of them. >> brooks loved football and pallbearers wore ravens jerseys. this case brought up concerns over gun storage. if you have a weapon in the home and children in the home that gun is locked up and unloaded. reporting live, mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. >>> we will have more from friends and family of michael brooks coming up at 5:00 and 6:00. >>> family grieving the loss of a mother is planning a candlelight vigil tonight. her and her daughter were found dead inside a
CBS
Jul 1, 2011 12:00pm EDT
brooks. he's the 15-year-old teen accidentally shot and killed by a teen at a sleepover. mike hellgren has more on the somber service. mike? >> reporter: good afternoon, jessica and everyone. there were many friends and family members, quite a few tears shed. the pastor told them not to place blame, remember he's at peace. his loved ones paid their last respects to him. he was 15. his 11-year-old friend accidentally shot him in the head last saturday at a sleepover after gaining access to one of 22 weapons stored in a bedroom in cherry hill. >> you can't blame anyone, it's over, you have to move on. >> reporter: his family's struggling to come to terms with his death. the police won't file charges against the 11-year-old shooter and they haven't ruled them out against the owner. he said he kept the guns locked up and has no idea how the children got ahold of them. >> there was no negligence involved. i would change places with him if i could. >> reporter: he loved football. the pallbearers wore raven's jerseys. if you have guns in your home and children in the home, keep the guns in a
CBS
Jul 17, 2011 6:00pm EDT
stunning developments, rebekah brooks the former editor was arrested and head of london's police force resigned. liz butt armer in london -- liz butt palmer -- elizabeth in palmer has the answer. >> reporter: she went to answer questions and when she arrived she was arrested. anything she tells detectives now will become a formal part of the criminal inquiry into phone hacking and bribery at the news of the world. brooks' arrest came as a surprise. this was a shock. >> i informed the palace, the secretary and the mayor as my intention to resign as comirgs of public service. >> reporter: the head of london's police force resigned. not because police personally suspected of wrongdoing but it was on his watch that the former news of the world editor neal wallis was you a rested in connection with it. when this exploded two weeks ago nobody dreamed how many powerful people will be dragged in and down. in the u.s., less -- les hinton resigned on friday. he may fay questions about what he knew in britain in 2007. then there are the murdochs themselves, rupert, the tycoon head of news throu
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Jul 20, 2011 4:30am EDT
scandal. cameron's also close to news international's ceo rebecca brooks. >> he is a neighbor, a friend, but i deemed the relationship to be wholly appropriate. >> reporter: in her own interrogation, tuesday brooks admitted something went wrong at the tabloid and described allegations of hacking into murder victims phones as pretty horrific. the prime minister had to cut short a trip to africa for this emergency meeting at parliament to stand the growing criticism about his relationship with the murdoch empire. >> that you have had frequent meetings with prime ministers in your career. in the period after the arrest -- >> i would say leave me alone. >> reporter: during three hours of testimony murdoch apologized for the role "news of the world" employees allegedly played in tapping the voice mails but the media mogul said he's not responsible for what he called the fiasco over the hacking. >> who is responsible? >> the people i trusted to run it and then maybe the people they trusted. >> reporter: murdoch says he has no plans to step down from his multibillion-dollar global empire. this
CBS
Jul 18, 2011 4:30am EDT
's news international has been arrested. elizabeth palmer rorz. >> reporter: rebekah brooks had willingly made an appointment to go to the police station to answer questions when she arrived, she was arrested. anything she tells detectives now will become a formal part of the criminal inquiry into phone hacking and bribery of the "news of the world." brooks' arrest came as a surprise, but this was a shock. >> i have this afternoon informed the palace, secretary and the mayor of my intention to resign as commissioner of the metropolitan police service. >> reporter: the powerful head of london's police force resigned, not because he's personally suspected of wrongdoing but it was on his watch that the former "news of the editor" neil wallace as hired as a pr consultant to the police. he's since been arrested in connection with hacking. when this scandal exploded two weeks ago no one dreamed how many powerful people would be dragged in and down. in the u.s., les hinton, head of dow jones and publisher of the "wall street journal" resigned on friday. he may face further questions about what h
CBS
Jul 18, 2011 7:00am EDT
powerful high profile people would be dragged in and down. rebekah brooks, the former murdock editor and british ceo, has now been bailed of a her ter arrest yesterday. she spent several hours answering questions at a police station. there are two criminal inquiries now gearing up one into phone hacking at murdock papers and the other into alleged police corruption. both are making serious waves. >> i have informed the palace, home secretary and the mayor of my intention to resign as commissioner. >> reporter: sir paul stevenson, the chief of london's 30,000 strong police force, stepped down yesterday. not because he personally did anything wrong, but it was on his watch that a murdock newspaper editor since arrested in the hacking scandal was hired as a pr consultant to the police. in just 24 hours from now rupert murdock himself and his son, james and executive and the family media empire will be grilled by parliamentarians and asked what they did or did not know about dirty tricks of their papers. all of britain will be watching and so will investors around t
CBS
Jul 1, 2011 5:00pm EDT
here's what people are talking about. there were 22 guns inside the home where michael brooks died and investigators are still trying to determine if the gun's owner will face charges. we're live at city police headquarters. mike. >> reporter: we heard it over and over again, police saying they won't have to charge the shooter but they're looking nook whether the gun's owner stored the weapons properly. michael brooks' life was short but he left a long legacy among heartbroken loved ones who came together for his funeral about a week after his friend accidentally shot him in the head. >> it's not right. gun should be locked up and a put away from kids. >> the foundations of our very lives are shaken. >> at the service, the pastor reassured family that michael is at peace, before pallbearers carried his casket to a waiting hearst. >> he did not deserve what happened. me being a steelers fan, and the loving memory of michael, award his jersey today. >> police say michael was with his friend when they somehow got a gun. the homeowner a retired correctional officer says he always kept
CBS
Jul 11, 2011 12:00pm EDT
. >> media mogul rupert murdoch faced a mob of reporters as he met with his em battled c.e.o. rebecca brooks in london. british police will question her later this week about the phone hacking coverup that happened on her watch. cameras caught murdoch reading sunday's final edition of the "news of the world." the paper ended a 168-year run after news broke that journalists were hacking into phones of murder and terrorism victims for stories. >> there will have to be some kind of massive clearout of the stables really. it just looks terrible. >> london's daily mirror tabloid is hitting murdoch with more claims of corruption involving 9/11 victims. the paper quotes an ex-new york city cop saying news of the world reporters offered to pay him for phone records of the dead. the phone hacking scandal boiled over last week with the case of millie doweller, a british teen murdered in 2002. her parents met with britain's deputy prime minister monday. police say journalists from news of the world hacked the victim's voicemail and deleted some messages giving her parents false hope she was alive. auth
CBS
Jul 20, 2011 12:00pm EDT
. it probably won't drown him. >> reporter: he's accused of cozying up to rebekah brooks. >> i've never held a slumber party and seen her in her pajamas. >>> members of parliament have delayed the annual summer breaks. >>> baltimore's mayor unveils a new tax plan. mayor stephanie rawlings-blake wants to cut property taxes for homeowners by 20% over the next decade. the tax cuts would be funded by the city's future slots parlor. challenges in the race have proposed cutting the rate in half. >> maryland's perfect bond rating could take a hit if the deal isn't reached on the debt ceiling bait. the credit agency says that maryland is among five states being reviewed because of the state's reliance on government workers. as we report, a new plan is offering glimmers of hope in the battle of how to raise the debt limit. >> reporter: lawmakers are considering a new bipartisan plan from the gang of six. the proposal raises the debt ceiling and cuts $500 million in spending and caps new spending. it requires lawmakers to find more cuts in the months ahead. it also changes the tax code, dropping the
CBS
Jul 5, 2011 7:00pm EDT
international." its editor at the time, rebecca brooks, now runs his u.k. operations and has refused to resign. she's also a close friend and supporter of prime minister david cameron who condemned the intrusion. the "news of the world" says it will conduct its own internal inquiry into the hacking but rebecca brooks will head the investigation. in other words, she'll be investigating herself. the police inquiry is continuing as well and scotland yard says there are more bombshell revelations to come. >> pelley: mark, do we know who started this hacking to begin with? >> it was a private investigator who was working for the "news of the world." he appears to have developed the system for hacking into the accounts but then various reporters-- many of them-- this was a long standing practice appeared to have done the reporting and the ferreting out of information that's appeared in the papers. >> pelley: thank you, mark. this story is amazing. a court case in southern india has led to an astounding discovery. a spectacular treasure inside a 500-year-old hindu temple. a local activist has accused
CBS
Jul 6, 2011 4:30am EDT
's news international. its editor rebecca brooks runs international operations and refused to resign. the news of the world says it will conduct its own internal inquiring into the hacking but rebecca brooks will head the investigation, in other words, investigating herself. the police inquiry is continuing as well, and scotland yard said there be more bombshell revelations to come. mark phillips, cbs news, london. >> we'll stay on top of that story for you. >>> straight ahead your wednesday morning weather and in sports the mets shows sparkling defense at dodger's stadium and some power, too. you know what this is, cartwright? yes. nicorette mini. you carry them around everywhere. yes i do, because cravings are everywhere. would you take a craving for me, cartwright? how would i -- exactly. [ male announcer ] nicorette mini goes wherever you go, to help make quitting suck less. [ male announcer ] nicorette mini goes wherever you go, meet beth, nursery school teacher. lights, camera, activia it's the best job in the world. my students are amazing. but to be there for them, you've got
CBS
Jul 19, 2011 4:30am EDT
off police. so will former british ceo rebekah brooks who police are already investigating. the controversy has forced the head of scotland yard and his deputy to resign over their alleged links to a former murdoch executive. the scandal has reached the highest levels of the british government, with opposition leaders saying the prime minister himself has questions to answer about his close ties to the murdoch empire. >> but at the moment, he seems unable to provide the leadership the country needs. >> reporter: rebekah brooks is a friend and a neighbor to the prime minister. the pair have met repeatedly since cameron took office 14 months ago. the prime minister cut short a trip to africa and called for an emergency session of parliament. in a further twist to the scandal, police found one of the first whistleblowers about hacking dead in his home. police are calling sean hoare's death unexplained, but not suspicious. now the murdochs have been coached by the best pr company in the land. not just on what to say, but how to say it. this is all about damage limitation, takin
CBS
Jul 20, 2011 6:00am EDT
to rebekah brooks. >> he's a neighbor, a friend, i deem the relationship to be wholly appropriate. >> reporter: in her own interrogation tuesday, brooks admitted something went wrong and described the allocations of hacking as pretty horrific. >> reporter: the prime minister cut short a trip to africa for this emergency meeting to stem the growing relationship with the murdoch empire. >> the people i've trusted to run and then, maybe the people they trusted. >> reporter: murdoch has no plans to step down from his global empire. >>> during murdoch's testimony, a man tried to show a shaving cream pie in his face, he faces charges now. >>> boeing is making a last ditch appeal to american airlines. it wants to sell the company the revamped 737 with the new revamped engine. american airlines is needing 200 new planes. some of the order will go to air bus from europe. >>> nissan's lease is getting expensive. it's costing over $3500. they're adding features like heated seats. the car will be sold in more states. right now, it's only available in six states. >>> michael vick is throwing h
CBS
Jul 19, 2011 7:00am EDT
in news today. >> reporter: after the murdochs the former british ceo rebekah brooks will face the committee. brooks as editor of the "news of the world" newspaper when the hacking was taking place was a hands-on manager. >> rebekah brooks knows where all the bodies are buried. she knows the rights and wrongs of all these questions, she knows who knew what about what payments when. she knows everything. >> reporter: however, brooks may not say very much today, because she was arrested over the weekend. and though out on bail now will be acutely aware she's involved in a criminal inquiry. in spite of the murdochs' frantic attempt sometimes over the last couple of weeks to control the damage from this scandal, it's already wiped nearly a billion dollars off the value of the family holdings. rebecca? >> such a good point. cbs' elizabeth palmer in london. liz, thank you. and joining us now is legal crisis manager lanny davis, who was special counselor to president bill clinton in the white house. great to have you with us, lanny. >> thank you. >> when you look at this situation, bl
CBS
Jul 8, 2011 7:00pm EDT
police. so farrah beck ca brooks, a former editor turned senior executive, hasn't been investigated, even though she told a parliamentary committee that... >> we have paid the police for information in the past. >> reporter: now public opinion has turned sharply against the paper's owner, rupert murdoch, one of the world's most powerful media tycoons. he bought "the news of the world" back in 1969 and made it the cornerstone of an empire that now includes fox news and the "wall street journal." simon hoggart is a columnist for "the guardian." his newspaper has been investigating the scandal for years, and he says murdoch is facing an enormous backlash. >> now it's just loathing for the guy. >> reporter: the murdochs moved fast to close down "the news of the world" this week, but it's much easier to stop the presses than to repair a reputation tainted by lying and deceit. authorities announced a short time ago that they now arrested a third person in this scandal, a 63-year-old man, although we don't know yet who he is. and rupert murdoch himself is flying into london tomorrow from the u.s
CBS
Jul 11, 2011 4:30am EDT
for the cameras as he went out for dinner with rebekah brooks his embattled ceo. the scandal has cost him one of his most profitable papers. staff leaving "news of the world" for the last time put a brave face on the murdoch decision to shut it down. the "news of the world" was the best selling newspaper in britain, a cheeky blend of skin, scandal and gotcha journalism, scarily aimed at british working people who enjoyed seeing the rich and the powerful taken down a peg or two, but not families touched by grief. the "news of the world" is under police investigation for hacking into voice mails belonging to relatives of fallen soldiers and a murdered teenager. journalists also hacked into the phones of celebrities who found out and sued. it was james, rupert murdoch's son and heir apparent who authorized a reported million-dollar out of court settlement to at least one of the hacking victims. this week, he admitted it was a mistake. >> i acted on the advice of executives and lawyers within complete investigation and that's a matter of real regret for me personally. >> reporter: in fact it rais
CBS
Jul 14, 2011 4:30am EDT
british ceo rebekah brooks and his son, james, face questions now from investigators about what they knew and when. elizabeth palmer, cbs news, london. >>> just ahead on the "morning news" how beer could solve the government shutdown in minnesota. >>> plus the few, the crowd, the doubledating. could mila kunis and justin timberlake both go to the marines ball? on us. frontline plus kills but doesn't repel. any tick that isn't repelled or killed may attach and make a meal of us. [ male announcer ] ask your veterinarian about k9 advantix ii. a network of possibilities. in here, the planned combination of at&t and t-mobile would deliver our next generation mobile broadband experience to 55 million more americans, many in small towns and rural communities, giving them a new choice. we'll deliver better service, with thousands of new cell sites... for greater access to all the things you want, whenever you want them. it's the at&t network... and what's possible in here is almost impossible to say. it's the at&t network... >>> a possible major breakthrough in preventing the spread of hiv and ai
CBS
Jul 17, 2011 11:00pm EDT
brooks is suspected of hacking into people's phones to try to get information for news stories. so far, 10 people have been arrested in the scandal. now, this comes as the fbi is now investigating whether journalists tried to hack the phones of 9/11 victims. that has many people upset. wjz is live tonight. we have reaction from a maryland man who survived 9/11. >> nearly 10 years later, he's still counting his blessings that he made it out of the world trade center on that fateful day, but if these allegations are true, they would institute an outrageous invasion of privacy. >> reporter: when planes struck the world trade center in 2001, steve peck was on the 63rd floor of one of the buildings. he remembers what he calls one of the greatest rescue missions ever. >> the firefighters and police officers that gave their life that day, 30,000 of us got out and many thanks to them. >> reporter: that's why he and many others touched by the tragedy want answers from the fbi. did news corps reporters from their british tabloid newspaper attempt to hack cell phones? a group of lawmakers made a
CBS
Jul 18, 2011 11:00pm EDT
to appear. >> reporter: will likely face tough questions from lawmakers. brooks was arrested over the weekend and released under bail. >> she is not guilty. >> reporter: a second top law enforcement official stepped down monday. john yates decided in 2009 not to reopen an investigation into illegal phone hacking at the news of the world. >> i have acted with complete integrity and my conscious is clear. >> reporter: in another case a top whistle blower was found dead alt his home in watt ford. police say his death is unexplained but not suspicious. the fall out has reached all the way to downing street. he's reassuring the public of a fair investigation. >> the inquire emuy -- inquirey must go beyond. >>> hackers also at the. >>> wire getting closer to d- day and that -- over the nation's debt limit and that apparently is make ago lot of americans mad. show that 48% do not approve of how handling the negotiations. do not like how republicans are handling the talks. they have until august 2nd to agree on a plan. >>> a debate over a new study when a grandparent is driving rather tha
CBS
Jul 19, 2011 12:00pm EDT
themselves and lying to lawmakers is a crime in it se. former "news of the world" editor rebekah brooks will choose her words carefully. a separate committee grilled london's chief of police who resigned because of allegations that he took bribes. officers used to work for murdoch's "news of the world" tabloid. >> wjz is learning more about that scuffle that just broke out a protester rushed rupert murdoch. his wife jumped up to defend him. the man was described as having white foam on his face. the hearing has been suspended. stay with wjz news at 4, 5 and 6:00. >>> more allegations of cheating, not with schools, but emt cadets. good afternoon, derrick. >> reporter: the fire chief has suspended all training after a state investigation found cadets had testing materials in advance of their exam. when lives are on the line, knowledge matters. that's why fire paramedics must past state certcation testing but a state agency found cheating. they said a recent class of about 20 baltimore cadets had a copy in advance,up setting the chief james clack. >> one of the state examiners found a test
CBS
Jul 19, 2011 11:00pm EDT
their superiors. lawmakers also grilled a former editor of the news of the world rebecca brooks who was arrested for bribes. the former chief testified 10 press officers in his department used to work for the news of the world. >> news corp.'s board of director said today it's standing behind murdoch and its management team despite the scandal. >>> storms hit the area, this tree snapped and fell on top of two cars on martin luther king boulevard. the tree broke at the base and brought down a power pole as well. luckily no one was hurt. >>> bob is tracking the storms. >> look at the corridor area, one thunderstorms moving down toward the baltimore region. that storm is headed right for north baltimore. so the next 30 to 40 minutes, gusty winds and heavy rain. it's going to get extremely high over the next few days. we have in fact, for thursday an excessive heat watch will be in effect all day long. how hot will it get? will any records be broken and how long will this heat last? we'll have all those answers in my full forecast in a few minutes. >> okay, bob, thank you. >>> despite the storms the
CBS
Jul 11, 2011 5:00pm EDT
lane. and several in baltimore city. east madison at constitution street. east baltimore at pen brook boulevard. let's take a live look. you can see not much activity there on the beltway, at 97. there's another look. easy drive for you over the tydings memorial bridge. this traffic report is brought to you by subway. stop in and see the delicious barbecued pulled pork sub. roasted pork with an inresistible pulled pork. >>> building bodies and minds to help build healthy communities. that's the goal of a two-day event put on by general electric. this year, baltimore children are benefiting from this global initiative. >> one, two, three, go. >> reporter: 350 elementary school students are doing everything from playing flag football to playing flag soccer and studying math. >> we had more fun than usual here. because we never came out here and played flag football here before. and it's the first time. we're having fun. >> -- 500 employees from across the country take two days. >> this year, baltimore. >> . >> set, go. >> feeding them the right food. exercising, that kind of thing. hop
CBS
Jul 18, 2011 5:00pm EDT
without fear or favor. >> reporter: murdoch's former ceo rebecca brooks will likely face punishing questions from lawmakers when they appear before parliament tuesday. brooks was arrested over the weekend and released on bail. she spent hours answering questions about what she knew about hacking while she was in charge. >> she is not guilty of any criminal offense. >> reporter: police have arrested at least 10 people in connection with the investigation. but no one has been charged with any crime yet. in london, tina krauss. >>> a police inspection will now look into the department. two other senior officers may be involved. >>> if you're waiting for someone to get home from work, let's check on the roads with christie breslin. >> hi kai, hi everyone. still a pretty slow commute. 10 minutes on the west side interloop, that's where traffic is up to 20 miles. several new accidents to report, northbound richie highway. that is in the aberdeen area. east 33rd at love grove. let's now take a live look, you can see traffic is really coming down there. that's northbound on harris express
CBS
Jul 25, 2011 5:00pm EDT
8. nasdaq fell by 16. >>> brooks is coming back to the ballpark. construction is started on a new statue, honoring brooks robinson. it shows the orioles great getting ready to throw out a run. the statue will be placed outside. it will be unveiled at a ceremony in october. >> and still ahead on wjz's eyewitness news at 5:00. the made at the center of an international scandal breaks her silence. >> god is my witness. i'm telling the truth from my heart. >> reporter: what she says happened in a hotel room with one of the world's most powerful bankers. and the risks she's taking by speaking up now. >>> the grandstand already going up for the baltimore grand prix. i'm meghan mccorkell, how construction could impact your commute. >>> i now pronounce you married. you may seal your vows with a kiss. >> from celebration to trepidation in the span of about 36 hours. the road block that could prevent more same-sex couples from tying the knot. >>> sun, storms and flooding. we have seen it all today. and we may not be done with the wild weather. we'll let you know if rain will ruin your outdo
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Jul 28, 2011 5:00pm EDT
blocking the right- hand lane. park heights avenue at brooks, robinson drive, and also old york road, at brook avenue. that's there in the whitehall area. let's take a live look. you can see things definitely slowing down there, taking a turn. that is at the harrisburg expressway, right at shawan road. stop in at subway. get the barbecued pulled-pork sub. only at subway, eat fresh. back to you. >> thank you very much. she's a piece of living history. and for the next four days, you'll have a chance to see her at the inner harbor. john w. brown has one of only two liberty ships still sailing today. ron matz reports, volunteers are keeping it in operating condition. >>> the john w. brown made a dramatic entrance, as she sailed into the inner harbor. a city fire boat nearby. all 441 feet of her. >> it is huge. huge. very, very impressive. very impressive. i was glad i was here to see it. >> reporter: the historic ship was built at baltimore's bethlehem fairfield shipyard and launched in 1942. she was one of the heroes of world war ii. captain richard bowman. >> she made 13 trips to the
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Jul 15, 2011 7:00am EDT
. >>> the hacking case has left the pond. rebekah brooks has resigned in the wake of the growing phone hacking scandal as the fbi looks into allegations murdoch's employees tried to hack into the phones of 9/11 victims back in the states. all of that "early" this friday morning july 15th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >> good morning, a beautiful start to the friday, july 15th in new york. >> i'm chris wragge. >> i'm erica hill. a lot to talk to you about with the budget crisis not the only one in washington. minnesota managed to resolve their issue last night. a small sigh of relief for folks there. as we mentioned this happened in week two of a statewide shutdown. you see a diner there in st. paul the uptown diner. we'll speak with some folks at the diner who are fed up not just with their state government but also with washington. we'll see if they have some ideas for the lawmakers trying to come to some sort of consensus. >>> also rocket roger clemens, hall of -- may be hall of famer, he gets a walk at this point for the famous pitcher, he walks away from his federal per
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Jul 11, 2011 7:00am EDT
smiles, to have dinners with his embattled ceo rebekah brooks. she'll be questioned by police later this week. there is a scramble inside murdoch's media empire to control toxic fallout from the "news of the world" hacking scandal which could start waves in the u.s. >> there are waves of could it have happened here? there are locks of reporters at any given time on the ground in the u.s., many stories, many of its celebrity stories are datelined here. >> reporter: the scandal broke last week with the case of milly dowler, a teenager murdered in 2002. her parents and thousands of others discovered that personal voice messages had been hacked by "news of the world" journalists hunting for stories. in 2007 a secret internal investigation at murdoch's uk company is reported to have found hard evidence of widespread illegal activity. the question now is, who knew what when? les hinton is currently the ceo of dow jones and pun lish of the "wall street journal" both owned by murdoch. he may have seen that report and rupert murdoch's son james who sits on newscorp offered a $1 million payme
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Jul 4, 2011 5:00pm EDT
between the york town and chester brook neighborhood were the hardest hit. >> it was unbelievable, the wind, the rain coming and the push of the wind was like a tidal wave coming in that direction. >> reporter: the force of the wind sheered trees. >> i ran downstairs and we looked outside and there were trees all over the neighborhood. >> reporter: there was also lightning which downed power lines and blocked roads. it was that lightning that struck the tree near the canal. which then fell on a 56-year- old man riding his bike. he died at the scene. the storm also forced te sackuation of the national mall. as thousands of people showed up for a rehearsal. >> my mom was telling us to get downstairs and when i was going downstairs i saw a blue flash. >> reporter: leaving thousands of residents without power. andrea fujihi. >> the good news tonight is the lights are back on but just a handful of customers here in maryland. >>> still ahead, in the hands of the jury, 12 men and women deciding the fate of casey anthony. the emotional last minute plea from the prosecution. >> he's probab
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Jul 9, 2011 6:30pm EDT
to close down operations. yet today, owner rupert murdoch expressed "total support for rebekah brooks," the embattled executive who formerly edited the paper. south sudan became the newest nation trying to become the u.n.'s 193rd member following civil wars that left an estimated 1.5 million dead. holding most of the nation's oil reserve, continued tensions in the former sudan. dignitaries at the ceremonies were colin powell and u.n. envoy susan rice. a federal judge in new york city heard arguments in a lawsuit that challenges search procedures at the u.s. border. at issue the privacy of personal electronic devices and the plaintiff is an american citizen who says he has done nothing wrong. michelle miller has more. >> i've crossed the border dozens of times. >> pascal was on a train from montreal to new york last year when his travel history raised concerns at the u.s. border. >> i lived in jordan. i've traveled to lebanon. and i've also been to yemen. >> border agents searched his belongings, seized his laptop and ordered him to log on. >> next thing i know, my laptop is being peru
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Jul 11, 2011 7:00pm EDT
fibrosis. it was rebekah brooks, murdoch's british c.e.o., who called the browns to tell them the story was running, this according to former political aid david muir. >> they didn't know how rebekah came across this information and now that it's come to light it was obtained by what appeared to be abillegal method. >> reporter: as the revelations pile up, a police inquiry has moved into high gear. in 2007, an internal investigation at rupert murdoch's u.k. company is reported to have found clear evidence of illegal activity. but managers didn't take their findings to the police. instead, phone hacking victims who sued were paid to settle out of court. murdoch's son, james, now a director of the new york-based news corporation authorized one payment for what's said to have been more than a million dollars. >> i acted on the advice of executives and lawyers with incomplete investigation and that's a matter of real regret for me personally. >> reporter: now has damaged rupert murdoch's business, he's already lost his most profitable newspaper here in the u.k. "the news of the world" and n
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Jul 12, 2011 4:30am EDT
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Jul 13, 2011 7:00pm EDT
of the world shut down. murdoch's top manager includes british c.e.o. rebecca brooks and his son james face questions from investigators about what they knew and when. in the u.s. where rupert murdoch has his corporate headquarters, three u.s. senators now are asking the american attorney general to look into whether or not the company might have been breaking the law, especially with these allegations of police payoffs. >> a lot of people are asking how could the u.s. congress call for something like that over a law that may have been broken overseas. >> reporter: there's a piece of federal legislation, the foreign corrupt practice act that outlaws brainry by american corporations no matter where the world they are operating. >> i see. thank you very much. coming up, a big setback today for libyan rebels. our mark philips is on the front lines. women's pro soccer, the biggest goal, survival. and how the space shuttle helped us see the universe as we have never seen it before. when the "cbs evening news" continues. [ woman ] we take it a day at a time. that's how it is with alzheimer's dise
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Jul 15, 2011 6:00am EDT
. rebecca brooks is the biggest casualty in the scandal over there. the news comes as the fbi is getting involved here. >> reporter: the fbi began an inquiry thursday into allocations that news corp. tried to hack into the phones of september 11th victims. >> we have a lot of families in the district. they're entitled to know if their loved one's privacy was violated. >> reporter: this is the latest jolt to the media empire. he's already handling the scandal in great britain. >> reporter: after first reviewing, he and his son were summoned to appear next week before a panel. thursday, scotland yard said it made the 7th arrest in the scandal. murdoch shuttered the tabloid and abandoned the bid for the networks in an attempt to halt the crisis. >>> just a short time ago, news corp. said they would run advertisements apologizing for what happened there. >>> five meetings and five days and little agreement on a debt ceiling. the president has talked to the counter parts about what's been discussed and how to perceive from here. >> significant details and proposals have been discussed >> repo
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Jul 18, 2011 6:00pm EDT
will be conducted. brooks was arrested over the weekend and released on jail. she spent hours answering questions about what she knew about hacking while she was in charge. >> she is not guilty of any criminal offense. >>> police have arrested at least 10 people in connection with the investigation. but no one has been charged with any crime yet. in london, tina krauss. >>> tomorrow's hearings in parliament will be televised. sky news reports that news corp. has hired a senior lawyer to conduct an internal probe. >>> time now to look at some of the stories you will find on tomorrow's edition of baltimore sun. the state is looking for a new way to direct revenue by collecting taxes on travel sites. for these stories and more look for tomorrow's edition of baltimore sun. >>> we have sad news to report, kelly saunders has died of cancer. she worked here at wjz in the 80s and 90s. she was the first woman in the nation to do a pa job at a major league baseball game. leading the way for other women to follow. saunders was just 68 years old when she died and of course our staff here will miss her very m
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Jul 19, 2011 4:00pm EDT
. lawmakers also grilled the formaller deadtor of the former editor of the news of the world rebekah brooks. >> i can say i never sanctioned. >> reporter: a separate committee questions london he's form police chief and department's assistant commissioner about allegations police were paid for inside information. the former chief testified ten press officers in his department used to work for the news of the world. in london charlie, wjz news. >>> james murdoch said the news organizations need to more consider ethics. >>> back here city police officers charged in a drug dealer conspiracy. officer daniel webb was taken into custody today. they asked them to investigate webb. he was rehired under a court order in 2005 and given back pay. wjz is in the courtroom right now. we'll have more for you live. >>> under arrest after a 5 day manhunt. a suspect is in custody. jessica kartalija is in the newsroom. >> reporter: the young suspect was picked up by warren apprehension task force and he's charge with attempted first degree murder. 16-year-old keymo tubias marton is being held without bail.
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Jul 19, 2011 7:00pm EDT
, anthony. anthony mason. the murdochs wrnl the only ones who testified today. rebekah brooks was editor of the "news of the world" when the phone hacking first took place. she admitted that mistakes were made but said her company acted properly and quickly. she resigned last week as head of newscorp's british newspapers. back in this country where the clock is now winding down toward a possible government default, the house of representatives spent most of the day debating a republican plan to cut trillions of dollars from the federal budget. there is only one problem-- all sides concede that even if the bill did pass the senate, too-- and that's a long shot-- it faces a certain presidential veto and will never become law. so why do that when time is short? here is congressional correspondent nancy cordes. >> reporter: the house republicans latest salvo in the high-stakes debt ceiling standoff was met with democratic derision. >> i'll bet you cash money that it ain't gonna become the law. >> reporter: conservatives call the bill they're voting on tonight cut, cap, and balance because it
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Jul 20, 2011 7:00pm EDT
, including murdoch's son james, and the former c.e.o. rebekah brooks who was arrested on the weekend. she and cameron are neighbors who travel in the same circles. today he was forced to deny he had ever invited her for a sleepover. >> i've never held a slumber party or seen her in her pajamas. >> reporter: cameron was bloodied, shall we say, in parliament today, but not broken. however this thing is far from over. his enemies expect more damaging allegations to surface when the judicial led inquiry into phone hacking gets under way. russ? >> mitchell: thank you. turns out that hacking into voice mail in the united states is pretty easy. depending on your phone carrier. bill whitaker looked into that. >> reporter: the targets of the tabloid hacking scandal include british royals, commoners and screen astars like hugh grant. >> i this think is the water shed moment,. >> reporter: but don't think it's just the scourge of the celebrated and sensational on the other side of the atlantic. your phone and my phone can be hacked. >> my ex-girlfriend found her way into my voice mail on my cell pho
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Jul 21, 2011 4:30am EDT
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Jul 21, 2011 6:00am EDT
brooks. >> i've never held a slumber party or seen her in her pajamas. >> some house of common meme beers accused them of block a criminal investigation. >>> the president says he will do what it takes to finalize a debt ceiling solution. it could give democrats and republicans extra time. the senate is also pulling together its own bipartisan plan as we speak. >>> the career of r. kelly is on hold as he recovers from emergency surgery. he was rushed to the hospital after complaining of severe throat pain. he had just continued the last leg of his tour. >>> it remains a high stakes game of chicken in the nfl. they're waiting on a new collective bargaining agreement. here's sports director mark viviano with the latest. >>> good morning. the league's top lawyer said a deal with the players is close. while the players put off their vote on the collective bargaining agreement yesterday, the owners will likely vote today. the association leader said he would be in contact with roger goodell. they said there are important details to go through. we were got the thought of reed in reisterstown. >
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Jul 26, 2011 6:00am EDT
surgery. one oriole will be here to stay forever. the nine foot tall brooks robinson statue will stand at russell street and washington boulevard. >>> kanye west and jay z are hitting the road together. you can catch them at the first mariner arena august 1st. >> i think one of the busier social ent texanment stories has been the resurgence of the first mariner arena. think of the acts that have been there. sade starts her world tour. now we're coming in with kanye and jay z. >> black eyed peas. >> guess who has the first mariner website, martin lawrence, cirque du soleil. the fact of the matter is this. what a presur gens in mariner arena -- resurgence in mariner arena. we give you the worst of the city when 99% around you is the best of the city. >> you're right. as long as you don't focus on the negative. >> let's take a look at the forecast. it's going to be getting better all the time. 94 degrees and it will be comfortable. the humidity will be noticeably less, much more comfortable when you're coming home from work. coming up on coffee with, we've got kyra sedgwick joining us, so
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Jul 30, 2011 11:00pm EDT
the beau brooks restaurant around 5 p.m. you can see the boat is almostcompletely underwater. by the time rescuers arrived, one of the trash collection vessels saved-y -- everyone on board and no one was hurt. >>> investigators are still searching for the cause of a fire that scorched a south baltimore home. just before 2 this afternoon, firefighters were called to a home in the 3900 block of 4th street. investigators believe the fire started on the back porch and then spread. everyone made it out of the house safely. >>> baltimore county leaders say the weight is -- wait is over on a multimillion dollar construction projects in owings mills. as gigi barnett explains, it's designed to bring businesses and buyers back to the area. >> 4, 3, 2, 1. >> reporter: it's case of build it and they will come in owings mills. that's with a baltimore county leaders redoubling their efforts on a construction project. this week, the ground breaking finallably-- finally came. >> i know that we are all okay with having grown old waiting for this building, but we are glad not to have to grow very, very old
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Jul 2, 2011 6:00am EDT
in an accidental shooting. 15-year-old michael brooks was laid to rest after a funeral service. michael was at a sleepover when he and an 11-year-old got their hands on a gun. the weapon went off, killing michael. family members say they want answers. >> it is not right. guns should be put away from kids. >> the owner of the home, a former corrections officer, says he keeps all 22 of his weapons locked away and he has no idea how the boys got the gun. no charges have been filed. >>> the clock is tick not guilty washington. lawmakers head home without a deal in the heated debt debate. danielle nottingham reports on the next step in the partisan fight. >> congress received a new treasury department report before leaving for the 4th of july holiday. it warnings of major risk to the world economy if lawmakers fail to raise the debt limit in the next month. senate leaders agree to get back to the table for tough talks next week. both sides want deep spending cuts to accompany any increase in the debt limit. democrats want to end tax breaks that benefit big corporations and wealthy americans.
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Jul 6, 2011 7:00am EDT
. at the center of the ugly storm, rebecca brooks, editor of "news of the world" at the time and now runs the murdock newspaper "empire". >> it is absolutely disgusting. >> reporter: the stain of the scandal is seeping into the prime minister's office and there are now legal issues about paying the police for information. people have already gone to jail earlier in this story and' not over yet. >> mark phillips in london thank you. >>> as you just heard from mark the same tabloid already admitted breaking into the voice mail of a long list of celebrities including actor hugh grant who joins us from london. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> it is public outrage as a result of the case with this missing little girl here. that's what it's going to take to take tabloids like "news of the world" to kind of clean up their act? >> is that what it's going to take, is that what you said? >> public outrage. like you mentioned it was all about celebrities before. now when you're bringing in missing kids is that what it's finally going to take to get something done here? >> i think that's righ
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Jul 8, 2011 7:00am EDT
or fire a top executive in london, rebekah brooks, you have to think this deal is threatened. >> i want to bring in eleanor goodman, long time political eleanor for channel 4 news in great britain. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> we heard the prime minister david cameron saying the "cozy relationship between the british media and politicians ends now." this is going to raise some eyebrows, this coming from a man who would hire the former editor to be his communications director, andy colson and close relationship with rebekah brooks who runs the publications department for rupert murdock. how can he say this with the relationships he's had? >> it's not just him who has had the relationships. he employed a former editor of the "news of the world" but this relationship between the british media and the tabloid newspapers goes back to mrs. thatcher's time. what david cameron tried to do was put himself at the head of a crusade to clean up the british media, and he announced these two inquiries, but what he couldn't do and politically he desperately needed to be able to do this is
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Jul 20, 2011 7:00am EDT
's ceo rebeckah brooks and london's police chief. he did not give way to knowledge, both rupert and james saying they simply didn't know what was happening. then theater momentarily turned to farce. a protester from the public gallery tried to slam a foam pie into murdoch's face. he might have gotten closer had it not been the swift response and powerful right hook of murdoch's wife. a shirt sleeve murdoch seemed to gain the upper hand and the respect of his interrogators. >> i must say i think it shows immense guts mr. murdoch for you to continue answering questions now under the circumstances and i thank you for it. >> thank you. >> reporter: at times murdoch appeared bemused, a powerful titan not used to being questioned by anyone, in the end a glimpse of a decade who ruled the empire and now at least remains the boss. >> this terrible thing happened on your watch. mr. murdoch have you considered resigning. >> no. >> why not? >> because i feel that people i trust trusted, most i knew, at a level let me down and i think they betrayed dreadly, betrayed the company and me. >> reporter: th
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Jul 6, 2011 4:00pm EDT
about what they did. >> reporter: at the center of the controversy is rebecca brooks, who hed headed up -- who headed up the tabloids. murdoch says she will continue to lead his company, despite calls for her resignation. the paper is already taking a hit. several companies have pulled their ads. in london, charlie d'agata, wjz eyewitness news. >> and police have already begun to look into evidence the newspaper paid off officers in return for information. >> prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty for the army psychiatrist accused of gunning down more than a dozen people, at fort hood army base. kai is in the newsroom with more on the case against major nidal hasan. >> after several psychiatric evaluations, officials say he will be tried in a court. the 40-year-old has yet to enter a plea. to 13 counts of premeditated murder. he also faces 32 counts of attempted premeditated heard murder. during an evidentiary hear, ing -- hearing, witnesses say hassan shouted in arabic, "god is great" before he opened fire. his attorney has not said whether he will pursue an insan ist defense
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Jul 6, 2011 5:00pm EDT
of the controversy is rebecca brooks who headed up the tabloid for years and is now in charge of murdoch's british news corporation. murdoch said she will continue to lead his company, despite calls for her resignation. the paper is already taking a hit. several companies have pulled their ads. in london, charlie d'agata, wjz eyewitness news. >> police have already begun to look into evidence that the newspaper paid off officers in return for information. >>> former boston mob boss, james whitey bulger pleads not guilty on 19 murder charges. bulger has been on the run for 16 years. the fbi arrested him in santa monica, california, where he had been listening with his girlfriend. the 81-year-old had been ordered held without bail. prosecutors say they expect a month-long trial with as many as 40 witnesses. >>> defense lawyers make another push to have sexual assault charges dropped against dominique strauss-kahn. attorneys for the former imf chief say they have had a productive meeting today. prosecutors disclosed they had uncovered credibility issues with the hotel maid who had accused strauss-kah
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Jul 6, 2011 6:00pm EDT
they did. >> reporter: at the center of the controversy is rebecca brooks who headed up the controversy for years and is now in charge of murdoch's news corporation. murdoch said she will continue to lead the company, despite calls for her resignation. the company has already taken a hit. several companies have already pulled their ads. >> and police have already begun to look at evidence the newspaper paid off officers in return for information. >>> in tonight's wjz consumer watch, looks like bacon places will be hogging up more ever your budget. it is expected to reach $6 a pound in the coming weeks. the price increase couldn't come at a worse time as -- [ laughter ] >> we entering peak -- [ laughter ] season. >> i guess you grill that bacon, huh? >> tomatoes are coming in. blt's. >> there you go. okay. >> i like them year round myself. scott pelley has a preview of what's coming up tonight on the cbs evening news. >>> they helped win the race to space. but now, they're losing their jobs. the final flight of the space shuttle means the end of a career for many nasa workers. from astro
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